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Watch Drake, Haim, & Sia Read Mean Tweets About Themselves On Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Live aired another edition of its ridiculously popular Mean Tweets series, and it was their second one that focused exclusively on musicians. Drake, Haim, Sia, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, and more read some harsh tweets from the dark recesses of the internet. For example: "Drake… More »

By: James Rettig / February 3, 2015

Giorgio Moroder Enlists Charli XCX, Sia, Britney Spears, Mikky Ekko For First Album In 30 Years

The legendary Giorgio Moroder experienced something of a career revival after his work on Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, and now he's announced that he'll be releasing his first album in 30 years next spring. The record will feature contributions from Charli XCX, Sia, Britney Spears, Mikky Ekko, Kylie Minogue, and more. Along with the… More »

By: James Rettig / November 17, 2014

The Week In Pop: The History Of Kesha Vs. Dr. Luke

When Kesha and Dr. Luke traded lawsuits earlier this week -- Kesha alleging a decade of sexual, physical, and verbal abuse, Luke alleging that she made it all up in an attempt to get out of her contract -- the rotten core of one of this decade's most successful pop partnerships was ripped ope… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 16, 2014

The Week In Pop: Get Used To Calvin Harris Being The Biggest DJ In The World

Calvin Harris is the biggest DJ in the world. This is true in terms of dollars (he's Earth's highest-paid party-rocker, by an even larger margin than last year) and human bodies (he appeared to draw the most massive crowd at Coachella this year). "Summer," a song he sung himself, hit the US to… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 9, 2014

Hear Two Dev Hynes Demos Written For Britney Spears

As Blood Orange, Dev Hynes is an underground pop star unto himself. As a songwriter and producer, he helped Solange and Sky Ferreira find their own kinds of cool-kid stardom, and he's worked with a ton of very good artists in the past few years. Britney Spears, ultimately, is not one of those artists. Spears'… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 22, 2014

The Week In Pop: So, What Else Does “All About That Bass” Singer Meghan Trainor Have To Offer?

"All About That Bass" is a great song. It is not a cool song, but hopefully by now we all realize cool is not the same thing as great. Meghan Trainor's breakout single, which celebrates the sex appeal of larger women, is also not quite as smart or important as Trainor thinks it i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / September 11, 2014

Check Out The New Simpsons Figurines Of R.E.M., Elvis Costello, & Weird Al

For the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons, the merchandising machine behind the show has been going all out with an FXX marathon, Hollywood Bowl concerts, cosmetics, and the release of collectible figures of various guest stars. Today The National Entertainment Collectibles Association and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announced the fourth wave of… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 9, 2014

Here’s Weird Al’s New Polka Medley Covering Miley Cyrus, Daft Punk, Macklemore, & More

Stereogum founder Scott Lapatine has noted several times lately that the polka medleys have always been the best part of Weird Al Yankovic's albums, and he might have a point. Basically, in addition to numerous parodies and originals, Yankovic always stitches together a string of pop hits covered as ebullient traditional polka tunes; Here'sMore »

By: Chris DeVille / July 15, 2014

The Week In Pop: Ain’t Paramore Fun?

The question is not so much "How did Paramore end up on American Idol?" as "Why did it take them so long to get there?" As I explained at length last month, the Warped Tour scene that carried Hayley Williams and company to stardom was very much a pop star delivery system, and if… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 22, 2014

The Week In Pop: Meet The New Wave Of British Pop Stars

We at Stereogum have the UK on the brain this week. And while there's a big difference between "Britpop" and "British pop," this seems like an appropriate time to point out just how many singers from the motherland have been making waves on these shores. We haven't quite reached British Invasion levels of saturatio… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 24, 2014

The Week In Pop: Stereogum’s New Weekly Pop Column

Welcome to The Week In Pop, Stereogum's new weekly pop column. I'll be here every Thursday with a look at mainstream pop music via essays, track reviews, chart updates, and more. The phrase "Stereogum's weekly pop column" probably raises some questions, so let's get to them right away:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 9, 2014

Britney Spears – “Work Bitch (Azealia Banks Remix)”

As we've discussed here before with regard to Azealia Banks's beat-borrowing, this is absolutely common ground rap business. It's why this year eight million rappers made their own version of Migos' "Versace." But we all already know that Banks is playing a different ballgame than most other rhyme-slingers and that includes who she… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 11, 2013

A$AP Rocky – “Thuggin’ Noise (It’s Hemsworth, Bitch Edit)”

Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth's latest remix sees A$AP Rocky rapping over a Britney Spears track. On "Thuggin' Noise (It's Hemsworth, Bitch Edit)," Hemsworth interpolates Rocky's raps on "Thuggin' Noise" (from A$AP Mob's 2012 mixtape Lord$ Never Worry) with the instrumental from Spears' "Everytime." Listen to Rocky go crazy over sweet strings and lilting piano lines below. More »

By: Elliah Heifetz / August 7, 2013

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington's Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the Shins, Feist, Metric and dozens more. Stereogum contributor Alex Crick was on hand to behold and snap some great shots. Check out his gallery up top. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 29, 2012

Music’s 10 Most Scandalous Live-TV Moments

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited a few minor cable-TV debates. She could have to pay a fine, and she's definitely changed the narrative around her next album. But she hasn't gotten anywhere near the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 9, 2012

Britney Spears – “Till The World Ends (Korallreven Version)”

The last time that Korallreven, those Sweden-based Balearic bliss mongers behind the Victoria Bergsman-featuring "Honey Mine," excerpted a forthcoming mixtape of theirs with a promotional MP3, it was in fact "Honey Mine." And "Honey Mine" was good! So, you know, hear this: Up until now, "Till The World Ends" has existed a… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 11, 2011

SALEM Remix Britney Spears

A man named Nostradamus Lou Barlow once sang: "Started smoking pot / Thought things sounded better slow / much slower." Witch house provocateurs SALEM heeded his advice -- and "Justin Bieber 800% Slower," etc. -- in their dragged-out remix of Britney Spears' "Till The World Ends." They also made a video to go… More »

By: brandon / May 5, 2011

The 7 Best Videos Of The Week

This week we've got new videos from Death Cab For Cutie, Teams vs. Star Slinger Staring Problem, and Britney Spears, among others. It was a pretty hard week to find videos, but I'm happy with these, especially the more narrative clips from directors Peter Serafinowicz and Mirka Duijn. More »

By: jessica / April 8, 2011

The Worst Super Bowl Halftime Performances Since We Were Born

Once upon a time that thing that's pictured up there happened. It was not really one of the The Worst Super Bowl Halftime Performances. But it does mark a turning point after which Super Bowl Performances would be scrubbed within an inch of their life of anything resembling hormonal charge. (Unless we're talking about More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 4, 2011

Franz Ferdinand Cover “Womanizer”

Following in the footsteps of Lily Allen, All-American Rejects, Fall Out Boy, Ladyhawke, and thousands of teens on YouTube, the boys in Franz Ferdinand have put a debonair spin on Britney's ubiquitous comeback single. No surprise, they make it sound like a Franz Ferdinand song. The performance, recorded for BBC's Live Lounge, is a… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 7, 2009
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